Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
Thanks to the Internet, Jerusalem seems closer than ever—but thanks to her government’s policy, remains out of reach
Innocent people shouldn’t fear walking down the street, whatever their faith—and everyone must push back against the madness
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
Abel Meeropol’s ‘Strange Fruit’ gets remixed into Yeezus in a manner worthy of its creator, for song of the year
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
An ancient principle of Judaism, debated at length in the Oral Law, is that it is a sin to count Jews—or is it?
My family’s history gave me a pedigree as a Jewish New Yorker—until a visit revealed how quickly the past disappeared
As Obama sits down with Netanyahu and Abbas, a brief history of the trilateral summit
Obama plans a photo op, Russian inmates get sanctuary, and more in the news
No peace talks, Ahmadinejad’s old song, and more in the news
Mitchell’s dreams, HRW’s scandal, and more in the news
Talk and more talk today in the news
Plus Iran non-action, Bar Kochba coins, Trump-Kushner nuptials
Plus Spain on Syria and how to stop an Iranian bomb
Plus Iranian uranium and two Gaza operations
Plus Ehud Barak backs settlement freeze, Gilad Shalit writes home, and more
Why a Third Lebanon War would be far worse than the Second
At the UNGA? Or maybe later? Or ‘it depends’?
Realizes Bibi can’t announce halt
At U.N. next month, albeit informally
Netanyahu optimistic, the Car Czar’s pedigree, and more from the news
Does Human Rights Watch have an Israel problem?
The American-Israeli economist’s name has been floated for other gigs
Fox’s popular otherwordly TV show borrows some familiar Judaic lore
We’re pretty sure Jews didn’t write this one
Plus 58 cases of measles among Hasidic Jews in 2013, and more in the news
Recep Erdoğan is condemned for missing tribute to South African leader
NYPD investigating assault on 22-year-old Taj Patterson as a hate crime
NPR’s Planet Money wants to reunite Jennifer with her bat mitzvah t-shirt
That’s at least 100 corned beef sandwiches!
South African-born writer Benjamin Pogrund remembers an old friend
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past